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  • Tiny telescopes implanted into eyes help elderly patient see better

     
    UC Irvine ophthalmologists implanted tiny telescopes in two patients suffering from age-related, end-stage macular degeneration, the university announced this week. Doctors from the university's Gavin Herbert Eye Institute in December inserted one of...
  • Colorado shooting suspect 'a little weird,' ex-dorm mate says

     
    A complex portrait was emerging of the 24-year-old man accused of killing 12 people at a Colorado movie theater on Friday. James Holmes, 24, went to school in the San Diego and Riverside areas. Those who knew him described Holmes......
  • Colorado shooting suspect smart but 'a little weird,' classmate says

     
    A classmate of the man accused of killing 12 people at a Colorado movie theater said he was smart but somewhat strange. Jessica Cade, a 23-year-old graduate student at UC Riverside, lived in the same honors dorm as James Holmes,......
  • Fake, faulty malaria drugs alarmingly common, study finds

     
    More than one-third of malaria medicines tested in Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa were fake or faulty, according to a new study that warns shoddy drugs could fuel the rise of hardier parasites....
  • Junior Seau had brain disease at time of suicide, tests show

     
    Advanced tests done at the National Institutes of Health on the brain of football star Junior Seau, who committed suicide in May, showed he had signs of a degenerative brain disease, the Associated Press reported. The examination of Seau's brain......
  • Junior Seau's family sues NFL over his brain injuries

     
    The family of football star Junior Seau is suing the National Football League, asserting that he committed suicide because of the brain injuries suffered during his career....
  • Probe into director Tony Scott's death could be closed soon

     
    More than a month after director Tony Scott died after jumping off the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro, coroner's officials have still not determined a final cause of death. But sources told The Times that coroner's officials are closing......
  • $1 billion in pot uprooted from public lands in California, West

     
    "Marijuana trafficking organizations seek to turn our nation’s parks and public lands into their own drug havens,” said DEA Administrator Michele M. Leonhart....
  • L.A. County D.A. opens inquiry into Montebello councilman

     
    The Los Angeles County district attorney's office has launched an inquiry into the campaign finances of Montebello Councilman Jack Hadjinian. Prosecutors said they’re looking at possible wrongdoing related to campaign contributions, but warned there...
  • Junior Seau autopsy finds no illicit drugs, no brain damage

     
    The six-foot-three, 275-pound Seau, a star at Oceanside High, USC and then the NFL, was taking prescription medicine for orthopaedic problems but only drank "socially (and) did not smoke, and there was no history of illicit drug use," according to the...
  • Tony Scott death: LAPD winding up its investigation

     
    Los Angeles police officials for the most part have completed their interviews and investigation into the death of director Tony Scott, law enforcement sources said. Detectives said all the evidence points to a suicide after Scott leaped to his death........